Part of speech:
A false show of something
A system of objects or symbols, such as sounds or character sequences, that can be combined in various ways following a set of rules, especially to communicate thoughts, feelings, or instructions.
Insincere expression of respect, loyalty, support, etc.
To move with quick, light, softly audible steps.
A slope or gradual inclination, especially of a road or railroad track:
To lower or bend the head or body, as in a nod or bow.
To use slang or abusive talk
To cause to slope or slant; tip
The everyday language spoken by a people as distinguished from the literary language.
(Linguis.) The total stock of morphemes in a language
The systematic study of terms
(Mining) A fissure or mineral vein traversing the strata vertically, or nearly so.
A variety of a language that differs from the standard form
A secret jargon used by traditionally itinerant people in Great Britain and Ireland, based on systematic inversion or alteration of the initial consonants of Gaelic words.
Sloping part or surface, as the angled edge of plate glass
A row or panel of items stored or grouped together.
To erect or establish; set up:
Something made or done to cheat or deceive; fraud; sham; hoax
The quality of being dishonest; dishonest behavior; deceiving, stealing, etc.
Meat containing little or no fat
To serve as the tip of
The definition of a standard is something established as a rule, example or basis of comparison.
The back part of the human foot, under the ankle and behind the instep
insincere talk about religion or morals
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